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Security officials said Wednesday three Palestinians were killed when they tried to enter Sinai through a smuggling tunnel. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 16:36 GMT
Security officials said Wednesday three Palestinians were killed when they tried to enter Sinai through a smuggling tunnel.
Egypt will host international discussions in May aiming to unify efforts to combat the destruction of antiquities by extremist groups. (AFP/Pedro Ugarte)
May 06, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Egypt will host international discussions in May aiming to unify efforts to combat the destruction of antiquities by extremist groups.
The prime minister is only hours away from his Wednesday midnight deadline to form a coalition for his government. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
The prime minister is only hours away from his Wednesday midnight deadline to form a coalition for his government.
Armed Yemeni tribal gunmen loyal to fugitive President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi sit on a pickup truck mounted with a machine gun on May 4, 2015 during ongoing clashes with Shiite Houthi rebels in the southern city of Aden. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 06, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
The casualties included 40 civilians who were killed by Houthi fighters as they tried to flee the southern port city Wednesday.
Armed settlers overlook a Palestinian village south of Nablus during confrontations following the setting on fire of Palestinian-owned fields on Jan. 1, 2010. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
May 06, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
The driver stopped at a check point set up by the settlers when they ambushed him.
US Secretary of State John Kerry gives a statement after meeting with Somalian President at the airport in Mogadishu on May 5, 2015. (AFP/Andrew Harnik)
May 06, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Kerry said the US is 'deeply concerned' about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
A Palestinian teen is arrested by Israeli soldiers at the Hawara checkpoint in the West Bank, January 1, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
A Palestinian teen from East Jerusalem was arrested by Israeli forces Wednesday after police raided his home.
An Israeli soldier prepares a military drone for use over the West Bank town of Hebron. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
The Sudanese army claimed to have shot down an Israeli drone after reports of explosions on Wednesday morning.
A photo taken on April 5, 2015 shows an internally displaced Iraqi girl at a camp for internally displaced people (IDP) in the northern city of Sammara. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 06, 2015 - 11:45 GMT
The total number of the IDPs in the Middle Eastern country to 7.6 million, or 40 percent of the population.
French, Swiss and Russian investigators collected samples from the body of the late Yasser Arafat in 2012. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 10:54 GMT
French judges investigating the death of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat officially ended the enquiry Tuesday.
Afghan women carry the coffin of Farkhunda, 27, who was lynched by an angry mob, in Kabul on March 22, 2015 (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)
May 06, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
The four men who burned and dragged a woman falsely accused of burning the Quran through the streets will be executed, as per the recent court ruling.